More than maroon under-things in there

3 Nov

You would have thought that having begun the day finding a scorpion under the darks pile, all else in the day would have seemed simple, even bland.


4 Responses to “More than maroon under-things in there”

  1. Zoe November 3, 2006 at 7:44 pm #

    Indeed, one might suggest all else paled in comparison.

  2. redcap November 3, 2006 at 9:29 pm #

    A scorpion? We have scorpions in Adelaide? I feel a little faint.

  3. ThirdCat November 4, 2006 at 7:33 am #

    Well, I don’t know, do we?

    I’m kind of assuming it came back with us from camping…we saw a few then, but the books assured us that where we were the scorpions weren’t dangerous.

    Only thing is, if it did come back from camping, it has been living in the house for about four weeks.

    The Spanish word for scorpion is alacran which is an ace word in anyone’s language.


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